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MediaTek Unveils New Dimensity Chipset For 5G Smartphones

Smartphones powered by the Dimensity 1080 will be available in the market by Q4 2022

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Semiconductor company MediaTek on Tuesday rolled out its new Dimensity 1080 smartphone chip that will offer best of 5G speeds.

With support for a 200MP main camera and MediaTek’s Imagiq image signal processor (ISP), the Dimensity 1080 chip packs all the latest camera features users need to take super high-quality photos and videos. 

The new 5G chipset will offer a good performance bump and significantly upgraded camera features compared to its predecessor, the Dimensity 920.

Smartphones powered by the Dimensity 1080 will be available in the market by Q4 2022.

The Dimensity 1080 has an upgraded octa-core CPU with two Arm Cortex-A78 CPU cores operating at up to 2.6GHz, combined with an Arm Mali-G68 GPU, for faster performance whether users are gaming, streaming or browsing. The chipset’s 6nm design provides a host of power-savings benefits that deliver longer battery life.

The chipset integrates a hardware-accelerated HDR video recording engine to process up to 4K resolution, offering the streamer generation superior video capture results in all lighting conditions.

In a statement, CH Chen, Deputy General Manager of Wireless Communications Business Unit at MediaTek said, “This new chipset is designed to further enhance many of the functions that made its predecessor great, including processing power, camera and video quality, and time to market for manufacturers.”

Dimensity 1080’s HyperEngine 3.0 gaming enhancements are expected to deliver speedy performance and seamless connectivity, along with the chipset’s integrated AI processing unit 3.0 (APU 3.0) for optimal power efficiency. Additionally, the Dimensity 1080 supports sub-6GHz 5G networks and Wi-Fi 6 connectivity.

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